When people are contemplating divorce and finances, the typical assumption is that expenses will double and assets will get cut in half. With the team approach in Collaborative Practice, we can often craft a win-win financially by tapping the expertise of our financial team members so that a divorcing couple can come out much better off … Continue reading Crafting win-win financial solutions for your divorce in Paxton, Ma
Historically, the only way to get a divorce was through litigation. Nowadays, couples have options and can choose to get a divorce in a peaceful manner. By choosing mediation or collaborative practice to get a divorce, parents can learn to communicate in a new way. Parents can discuss parenting arrangements in a comfortable environment with … Continue reading Creating Your Restructured Family Through Mediation or Collaborative Practice in Worcester
Mediation is one of the best remedies to the sleepless nights you will endure when you litigate. You have a court hearing coming up and you are worrying about what you are going to say and how to say it. What will the other person say or ask you? Should you have done anything differently? Make … Continue reading Avoid the Stress of Litigation with Mediation in Holden, Mass.
Collaborative Law became available in Massachusetts about 20 years ago and is becoming more popular as an efficient way to get a divorce and avoid the time and expense of litigation. Getting divorced via collaborative law involves both parties, both attorneys and a divorce coach all sitting together in the same room and negotiating. It … Continue reading Getting a Collaborative Divorce in Shrewsbury, Mass.
A crucial component of the mediation process is mediation coaching. If you and your spouse have already hired a mediator to work with you on your divorce, you will also need a mediation coach. A mediator cannot give advice. A mediation coach can give you advice which will help you negotiate for yourself during mediation. … Continue reading Do You Need a Mediation Coach?
Family Mediation has become more popular with parents ever since August 2013, when the Probate and Family Court was permitted to accept Joint Petitions to modify an existing judgment or order. Pursuant to Massachusetts Supplemental Probate and Family Court Rule 412, parents can submit a Joint Petition in order to change a judgment or court … Continue reading Family Mediation for Modification of an Existing Order or Judgment
Divorce Mediation first began to become popular in the 1970’s as another option in handling divorce in Massachusetts. One of the differences between traditional divorce and mediation is that the meetings are held in the more comfortable environment of the mediator’s office. This atmosphere creates a more relaxed process which some couples find to be … Continue reading Getting a Divorce through Mediation in Westborough, MA